England and Afghanistan will square off in their opening encounter of ICC T20 World Cup 2022. The ENG vs AFG clash takes place today October 22.
The venue of the match is Perth Stadium in Perth, Australia. Mohammad Nabi leads England in the tournament while Jos Buttler leads England. Both teams are part of group 1 in ICC T20 World Cup 2022 and will play in the super 12 round.
England vs Afghanistan ICC Men’s T20 World Cup 2022 Match 14 Preview:
England and Afghanistan will be locking horns against each other in the second game of Saturday’s doubleheader in the T20 World Cup 2022 Super 12 stage. This will also be the second game of Group 1 in the Super 12 stage.
Jost Buttler will be leading the England team in this tournament. Alex Hales, Moeen Ali, and Liam Livingstone will form the batting core for the side while Chris Jordan, Mark Wood, and Chris Woakes will form the bowling core for the side.
On the other hand, Afghanistan will be led by their all-rounder Mohammad Nabi. Rahmanullah Gurbaz, Najibullah Zadran, and Hazratullah Zazai are among the crucial batters from the side while Rashid Khan, Mujeeb Ur Rahman, and Naveen-ul-Haq will form the bowling core for the team.
In the 2 head-to-head that these two sides have played so far in this format, England came out victorious on both occasions. England will be hoping to start their campaign with a win while Afghanistan will be aiming for an upset here.
England vs Afghanistan ICC Men’s T20 World Cup 2022 Match 14 Probable XIs:
England: Jos Buttler ©, Alex Hales, Dawid Malan, Moeen Ali, Harry Brook, Liam Livingstone, Chris Jordan, Adil Rashid, Ben Stokes, Mark Wood, Chris Woakes
Afghanistan: Mohammad Nabi ©, Najibullah Zadran, Rahmanullah Gurbaz, Azmatullah Omarzai, Fareed Ahmad Malik, Fazal Haq Farooqi, Hazratullah Zazai, Ibrahim Zadran, Mujeeb ur Rahman, Naveen ul Haq, Rashid Khan